John Waine

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John Waine
KCVO
Bishop of Chelmsford
Diocese Diocese of Chelmsford
In office 1986–1996
Predecessor John Trillo
Successor John Perry
Other posts Clerk of the Closet
1989–1996
Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (1978–1986)
Bishop of Stafford
1975–1978
Orders
Consecration c. 1975
Personal details
Born (1930-06-20) 20 June 1930 (age 84)
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater University of Manchester

John Waine KCVO (born 20 June 1930) was Bishop of Chelmsford from 1986 to 1996; and previously Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich from 1978 to 1986,[1] Bishop of Stafford, 1975–1978. He also served as Clerk of the Closet from 1989 to 1997, and in retirement served as a lay member on the Press Complaints Commission.[2]

Educated at Prescot Grammar School and the University of Manchester, he studied for ordination at Ridley Hall, Cambridge before embarking on an ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at St Mary's, West Derby[3](Liverpool). Incumbencies at Ditton, Southport and Kirkby in the same diocese followed[4] before consecration to the Episcopate in the mid-1970s. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Essex.[5] Waine was also the Prelate of the Venerable Order of Saint John until 24 June 2007.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times, Wednesday, June 07, 1978; pg. 20; Issue 60321; col E Church news Next Bishop of St Edmundsbury
  2. ^ Joins PCC
  3. ^ Church web site
  4. ^ Who's Who 1992 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3514-2
  5. ^ University of Essex Citation
  6. ^ Order of St John – Annual Report & Accounts 2007
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Clitherow
Bishop of Stafford
1975–1978
Succeeded by
John Waller
Preceded by
Leslie Brown
Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
1978–1986
Succeeded by
John Dennis
Preceded by
John Trillo
Bishop of Chelmsford
1986–1996
Succeeded by
John Perry
Preceded by
John Bickersteth
Clerk of the Closet
1989–1996
Succeeded by
Jonathan Bailey